Ku Dé Ta
offering modern International cuisine, including succulent fresh
oysters, in a stylish, large beachfront restaurant, Ku De Ta is
hard to beat. located on Jl Laksmana with bookings advisable.
Seminyak. $$$$ Ph: 736 969
this classic beachfront establishment serves modern fusion food
in the Seminyak district. Great for those who like to soak up
the beach atmosphere whilst enjoying a great meal and fine wines.
Open all day on Jl Kayu Ayu, Seminyak. $$$$ Ph: 730 838.
Modern French Mediterranean cuisine in a classic rice terrace
setting on Jl Kerobokan. The duck comfit is a must. A well deserved
top reputation as one of Bali’s best and bookings essential.
Seminyak. $$$$. Ph: 731 175.
Bali 's latest and innest place, Hu'u offers an all day and into
the night service. Poolside lunch or anytime snacks and cocktails
flow into happy hour, dinner and then cheeky pre- club cocktails.
Located on Jl Petitenget, this is stylish bar and restaurant that
has had Bali buzzing since their pre- Christmas opening. Must
try are the rambutan martinis. Open from 11am- 2am Ph: 736443.
The Living Room
a beautiful garden setting delivering Eurasian fare at moderate
prices. Alfresco dining, at its best, it is a great place to spend
the evening. Located on Jl Petitenget, Seminyak. $$$$ Ph: 735
The Legian Hotel
leading the way in the chic new dining district on Jl Laksmana
is the Legian Hotel. Overlooking the Indian Ocean, the pleasant
poolside /beachfront dining Restaurant offers high standards of
contemporary cuisine and service. Well worth a visit. Seminyak.
$$$$$. Ph: 730 622.
A local dining institution. Always busy, the combination of good
food, value for money and stylish décor has made this eatery
one of Seminyaks most famous. A ‘place to be seen’-
if that’s what you want. Jl Raya Seminyak, $$$ Ph: 755 297.
Beachfront restaurant stylish Restaurant. Well recommended. Jl
Dyana Pura, Seminyak. $$$$
a great café popular for breakfasts serving a selection
of traditional French breads, tarts, and savoury treats. Including
a large menu for those who want to drop in for a quick lunch and
a small take away menu for people passing by. Jl Raya Seminyak,
Seminyak, Kuta. $$. Ph: 731 424.
at the Four Seasons on Ayung terrace in Sayan Ubud. This menu
has high quality cuisine on offer with magnificent views over
the Ayung River valley. Add impeccable service and comfortable
surroundings to create a great dining experience. Ubud. $$$$$.
Ph: 977 577.
Kupu- Kupu Barong
offering International and classic Indonesian cuisine to suit
all tastes. Located on the River Ayung ,
Ubud. $$$$$ Ph: 975 478.
The Alilia Ubud
this is another classic restaurant along the Ayung River. Serving
fresh clean cuisine. Stunning setting. The views here are unbelievable
and worth the dining experience alone though the local and world
cuisine only add to this superb venue. Ubud. $$$$$ Ph: 975 963.
This resort restaurant closer to Ubud offers a tranquil setting
and fine food. Relax to the sounds of the forest as you enjoy
modern international menu from one of Bali’s more exclusive
boutique resort. Located on Jl Sanggingan in Ubud. $$$$. Ph: 974
Biji at Begawan Giri
serving modern cuisine from all over the world, this restaurant
is a must for any food lover. Located just out of Ubud in Penanstanan.
$$$$$ Ph: 978 888.
Restaurant Culinaire Modern Balinese and international cuisine,
Voted one of the top 5o Restaurants in the World 2004. Open and
outdoor dining set in a lush Balinese tropical garden in the heart
of Ubud, Situated opposite Pita Maha resort. For reservation phone
or fax. 975 768. $$$$
Tugu Bali (Relais & Chateaux)
offers "Unique setting for memorable romantic tete-a-tete",
by the pool in the gardens or over a lotus pond …wherever
you heart feels. Indonesian gourmet cuisine or fusion style to
be enjoyed in a unique ambience. $$$$$. Ph: 731 70.
fine Italian dining at this popular modern restaurant on Jl Raya
Seminyak. All your Italian favorites including excellent coffees
and dessert. $$$. Ph: 730 562.
the Grand Hyatt’s casual beachfront restaurant offers delectable
Italian fare great service. Including a wide selection of quality
wines to accompany your meal in this relaxing setting. Situated
Nusa Dua. $$$$$. Ph 771 234.
plenty of Italian specialties on offer at this popular café.
The pasta dishes are especially good with faultless service and
a excellent wines list. Located in the Sheraton
Nusa Indah complex. $$$$. Ph: 771 906.
this popular eatery in the center of Kuta serves a vast selection
of Italian cuisine including pasta and pizzas. With a hip bar
area and moderate prices it is a great place to view the action
of kuta. Situated near paddy’s on Jl Legian Kuta. $$$. Ph:
the large dining area on this top floor restaurant and bar gives
the patron a huge selection of tantalizing Italian food options.
Including fresh pastas and 52 different types of pizzas to go
with grilled imported meats On Jl Legian in Legian, Kuta. $$$.
Ph 730 492, 763 086.
excellent Mediterranean cuisine in Kuta. Visit for the frozen
Margaritas,Tapas and succulent Brochettes. Jl Bene Sari, Kuta.
$$$. Ph: 757 409.
this great restaurant has already built a reputation for its Greek
specialties. Jl Laksmana. $$$. Ph: 733 253.
this classy Mediterranean bar is an oasis of style in central
Kuta serving clean, well-seasoned dishes. A great places to wine
and dine the night away with a casual Mediterranean vibe.Jl Legian
this restaurant has great service, a large wine list and a wide
range of Western and Balinese dishes. The seafood selections are
well worth trying. The separate Ria Ria room, a pool and cigar
room, is a great place to relax before or after dinner in the
heart of Kuta on Poppies 2. $$$. Ph: 758 605.
Kura Kura Grill
this restaurant provides a huge selection of imported and local
steak all grilled to perfection. With a large choice of seafood
and chicken on offer it is bound to please all. Located on Jl
Legian in Kuta.
this long serving restaurant on poppies lane 1 in Kuta is something
of a landmark. Its mixed menu caters of all and dinners get to
relax under the shaded terrace making it popular for all. Ph:
situated a few steps from Bemo corner between Poppies Lane 1 and
Jalan Pantai, Un’s offers good service and excellent meat
dishes, including arguably the best beef in Bali. A great place
for a romantic candlelit dinner accompanied by Batak musicians.
Kuta. $$$. Ph: 752 607, fax: 750350.
Hard Rock Café
the ever - popular International café offers a large range
of facilities including great food, poolside dining, modern bar
and the latest music. Catering for any type of guest and open
all day in its spectacular location. Jl Pantai Kuta, Kuta. $$$.
Ph: 755 661, 755 7662.
large portions, American favorites and lively atmosphere make
this a positive new addition to Bali’s nightlife. Mal Galleria,
Jl Bypass. $$$$ Ph: 757 827.
Palanquin Tea Bar
An oasis in Kuta. Rattan furnishings with green silk upholstery,
marble tables and glided lamps, set in tropical gardens with a
Balinese- style thatched roof. Table service of palanquin branded
teas, coffees and refreshment. Ph: 766 555(D7), Jl Bypass Ngurah
Rai 8, Simpang Siur, Kuta.
The Kopi Pot
this café offers international cuisine at café prices.
They have a great variety of salads and dessert to choose from
as well as coffees all in the heart of Kuta on Jl Legian .Kuta.
$$$. Ph:752 614.
Kafe Batan Waru
in the center of Ubud. This café serves an excellent variety
of Indonesia food and drinks at very affordable prices. Catering
for all tastes and preferences make this a fun - place to be at
any time of the day. Ubud. $$. Ph: 977 528.
The Jazz Café
one of Ubud’s top nightspots, this live café also
serves very good quality food at both lunch and dinner. Not to
be missed while in Ubud. $$$. Ph: 976 594.
this new and very stylish restaurant in the heart of Ubud serves
fantastic home-style international fare at moderate prices. Well
worth a visit for their tasty food and genuine service. On Jl
Suweta, Ubud. $$$. Ph: 978 941.
Three Monkey’s Art Café
serving a wide variety of carefully prepared Indonesia cuisine
in a unique setting. With very friendly staff and an international
selection that make this a restaurant for all to visit. Find them
on Monkey Forest Rd. $$. Ph: 975 554.
JP’s Warung Club
it’s a Warung , it’s a healthy café, it’s
a comfortable bar to enjoy evening cocktails on the busy strip
along Jl Dhyana Pura, JP’s warung features a small but nicely
presented menu at affordable prices. Nice for lunch, dinner or
anytime. $$. Jl. Dyhana Pura 6, Seminyak. Ph: 731 622.
spectacular views of the palm-fringed bay at Jimbaran are found
from this restaurant at the Four Seasons resort. Offering fantastic
daily seafood specials using only the freshest produce from the
local fisherman. The Four Seasons, Jimbaran. $$$$$. Ph: 701 010.
hundreds of cheap stalls on the beach offer the fresh catch barbecued
on coconut husks. Cheap and good fun. We recommend Menega Café.
this established restaurant serve fresh cuisine that tantalizes
the plate including aromatic curries, soup and salads at reasonable
price. Outlet situated on Jalan Kartika Plaza, Jl Raya Seminyak
and Jl Padma. $$$. Ph 757 808.
Part of the Tugu Hotel on the way to Canggu, this new concept
in dinning offers guests the chance to eat a traditional Javanese
home cooking in a simple setting. A good introduction to Indonesian
cooking. Hotel Tugu, Canggu. $$$ Ph: 731 701.
at the Grand Hyatt, this restaurant specializes in classic Indonesian
food with a variety of seafood highlighting the menu. With great
service and cozy surroundings this is a worthy place to visit
for those seeking a traditional Indonesian food. Nusa Dua. $$$.
Ph: 771 234.
modern café serving delectable Balinese fusion cuisine.
This is one of Bali’s more creative restaurants in the main
street of Ubud. It is worth the visit to sample fine food and
excellent service. Jl Ubud, Ubud. $$$ Ph: 975 053.
Balinese and Indonesian favorites, including an impressive Rijsttafel
in the stylish Bali Hyatt, sanur. Ph: 281 234.
this restaurant offers a large selection of traditional Asian
cuisine from fragrant Vietnamese soups to spicy Thai salads at
affordable prices. With a modern setting, chic bar and longer
weekend trading hours this place is perfectly situated on Jl Dyanapura,
Seminyak, Kuta. $$$. Ph: 730 907.
in the northern Ubud neighborhood of Nagy this restaurant provides
casual Asian dinning for all to enjoy. Located in the Kamandalu
Resort and Spa, it is a great place to relax and pass the time
over clean classy food. $$$$ Ph: 975 825.
providing a wide choice of spicy Asian dishes with magnificent
views of the nearby terraces and mountains, it is bound to please
those who like to sit back, relax and be spoilt by the excellent
staff. Jl Sanggingan,Ubud. $$$ Ph: 973 283.
new top quality sushi bar in Seminyak. Ice cold Sapporo beer,
lots of sake and some great 'fusion' rolls. Jl Raya Seminyak.
$$$$ Ph: 732 300.
for authentic sushi and sashimi along with other Japanese delicacies,
this restaurant cannot be surpassed in terms of value. Their four
outlets are located all over South Bali. $$$ Jl Raya Seminyak,
Seaminyak. Ph: 731 152 Jl Melasti, Legian. Ph:761 852 Jl Danau
Tamblingan, Sanur. Ph: 288 473 Jl Raya Ubud, Ubud. Ph: 976 362.
this sushi bar in the Bali Hilton offers the freshest seafood
in elegant but relaxing surroundings. Well worth the visit for
the sushi enthusiasts. Nusa Dua. $$$$$ Ph: 771 102.
the Sheraton Nusa Indah provides quality produce at moderate prices
in their first class sushi bar. With excellent staff and a great
selection of Japanese alcoholic beverages to match the clean flavors
that is Japanese cuisine. Nusa Dua. $$$$$ Ph: 771 906.
this restaurant in the Galleria Nusa Dua shopping center offers
first class Japanese fare. Ranging from succulent fresh tuna,
delectable Ramen broths and tender Kobe beef. Nusa Dua. $$$$ Ph:
located at the Grand Hyatt is the Inagiku sushi bar. It provides
only the freshest quality produce that one would expect from the
Hyatt. It is definitely worth the journey to experience first
class cuisine, service and pleasant surrounding. Nusa Dua. $$$$$
Ph: 771 234.
this restaurant has all the favorites including Peking duck, spicy
Szechwan, and classic Cantonese. Yum Cha is also available at
this authentic eatery at the Bali Dynasty Hotel on Jl Dewi Sartika,
located on Jl Kartika Plaza in Tuban is another classy Chinese
establishment serving traditional cuisine at reasonable prices.
For those who like Chinese food it is well worth the visit. $$$
floating in a lotus pond, this charming restaurant serves Szechwan
and Cantonese delicacies in a very romantic setting. Bali Hyatt,
Sanur. $$$$ Ph: 281 234.
an experience as much as a meal, Hotel Tugu entertains in elaborate
style in their Kang Xi Chinese temple. Authentic Chinese cuisine
is a served along with Babah Peranakan cuisine. Hotel Tugu is
truly one to set aside for special occasion. $$$$$ Hotel Tugu
Canggu. Ph: 731 701.
brings together old traditional Chinese recipes with new age health
conscious cooking. A unique dining experience. The kitchen assures
guests that no msg is used in the cooking. Look out for the blend
of Javanese and Balinese design. Open for lunch and dinner or
just chilling out in the afternoon. Opening hours 10: 00- 23:
00. Jl Kunthi no 4, Seminyak. $$ Ph: 771 234.
serving great Mexican cuisine, this long time restaurant offers
all the Mexican favorites at affordable prices. Jl Padma Utara,
Legian, Kuta. $$$ Ph: 773 923.
for years this place has been delivering tasty Mexican cuisine
in the center of Kuta. Serving arguably the best Margaritas in
Bali. Poppies Lane 1, Kuta. $$$
new Mexican grill and cantina on Jl Double Six at Pantai Arjuna.
Serving quality food including the usual Mexican specialties and
Californian burgers, Sunset Beach Road, Legian, Kuta. $$$. Ph:
Chi Chi’s Grill and Cantina
Mexican favorites and great Margaritas are the order of the day
in this friendly downtown bar and eatery. Kuta Centre, Jln Kartika
Plaza, Kuta $$$. Ph: 757 937.
Out of Town
Candidasa’s newest fine food house serves Balinese dishes
with a bit of Western flair, Highly recommended.Candidasa East
Bali. $$$. Ph: (0366) 42020.
The Alilia Candi Dasa
Just outside Candidasa’s, the restaurant at The Serai Hotel
is renowned for its fusion cuisine and seafood dishes. Indulge
or learn to do it yourself at their intensive cooking courses.
Manggis, East Bali. $$$$ Ph: (0361) 41540.
fine French and Balinese cuisine in a charming terrace setting.
One of North Bali’s best. Matahari Beach Resort & Spa,
Pemuteran, Singaraja. $$$$ Ph: (0362) 92312.
a good international (not Mexican) menu and excellent daily specials
make this one of Candidasa’s favorite haunts. The Water
Garden, Candidasa. $$$ Ph: (0363) 41540.
on the way to Canggu in Banjar Semer, this offers great sandwiches,
pasta, salad lily coffee and other tasty bites. Good value and
helpful friendly staff. Jl Raya Banjar Semer, Kerobokan. $$ Ph:
one of the culinary highlights of the north, this restaurant serves
an excellent menu of health orientated and ayurvedic dishes with
a different dinner menu every night. Well recommended if you are
in the Lovina / Menjangan area. Puri Ganesa Villas, Desa Pemutera,
Singaraja. $$$. Ph: (0362) 93433.
Key (a rough guide to prices)
$$$$$ > US$ 50- US$ 100 (for two + drinks)
$$$$ > US$ 35- US$ 50 (for two + drinks)
$$$ > US$ 20- US$ 35 (for two + drinks)
$$ > US$ 10- US$ 20 (for two + drinks)
$ > Under US$ 10